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Side effects while taking Invega?

1. What side effects have you exerienced while taking Invega? 2. Did they go away after a while? 3. Was there anything you did that helped lessen the effects? 4. Did you have to stop taking it? 5. Any other info you could share? Please use numbers to label your answers -B

Does anyone else experience emotional numbness from medication invega/paliperidone???

I've been recently prescribed the medication Invega which is an antipsychotic that helps with my psychosis/schizophrenia. I have been on this medication for the 2nd time for 3 weeks..I am also on a antidepressant medication Effexor 225mg which has helped emencly with my depression and anxiety.... read more

I’ve been off invega Sustenna for 6 months and one side effect is that I’m lactating still.

I was using it for drug induced psychosis for about a year until I stopped completely. There still tends to be a yellow tint to it 6 months after. I hear this can also be a problem with tumors or cancers or hormone imbalances. I am praying it is still the Invega leaving my body or a side effect... read more

Tardive Dyskinesia - Can lorazepam and benadryl make TD worse?

Can TD caused by Invega get worse if lorazepam and benadryl are taken after withdrawal from invega ?

Does switching from Invega or discontinuing it help with weight lost?

I was on Invega for 5 months, in those 5 months I gained 35 pounds which has effected the quality of life. I was thinking how much I rather be dead, would cry everyday, it invaded my thoughts all day. I really want to try ability again but my doctor said it didn't work after trying it for a... read more

Anyone was able to get off Invega Sustenna?

This drug is a nightmare, I've been off it for the last two months , but still suffer from severe anhedonia, restlessness, depersonalization , insomnia, loss of joy & happiness, I don't know what to do , my doctor does not believe me , anyone can help?

Invega Sustenna - Any concerns on for parents trying to conceive?

My husband and I want to start a family. He is a recovered schizophrenic and currently takes Invega Sustena injections monthly. Has there been any studies on if or how it affects the sperm or if it will affect the baby?

Has anyone lost weight after coming off Invega Sustenna?

I had two shots of Invega Sustenna three months ago and am suffering from sexual dysfunction, missed period and weight gain.

Does the weight gain come off after stopping Invega Sustenna?

I was on Invega for 6 months, and have since stopped. My hallucinations were drug induced mainly, and now it seems i can function fine without it. Wondering if the weight gained comes off after stopping Invega, and if so, how long does it take? thanks in advance

Can u take ativan , invega and zoloft together?

my doctor just gave me ativan and invega and zoloft can i take all three just seems like alot of medicane

Can invega cause a drug test to flexuate?

my son has been on invega for 2 months. He is tested by the court system for thc levels.. He has gained a lot of weight since taking the invega and had a drug test that came out clean and after not eating trying to lose wieght and riding his bike in weather in the 90's he tested dirty without... read more

What are some things that can happen if you take a crushed Invega??

My brother is Schizophrenic and is supposed to take Invega but refuses saying he trust no meds but he really needs them... So I snuck 2 into his dinner potatoes by crushing them.. 1. His nurse wrote to give him TWO 6mg capsules ONCE a day..when things ive looked at said only ONCE a day... 2. His... read more

Paliperidone - Is Invega used for bipolar I disorder manic and mixed manic episodes?

I've had three manic(two mixed episodes) in the past four months. I was curious if this is a good option for me or should I be concerned? Thanks for any feedback. I'm 27 years old and have never had an injection medication before... So this scares me to death..

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